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Jane Goodin, master gardener, on "Herbs and Their Versatility," at The Green Thumb Garden Club on Tuesday, July 25, 7 p.m. at the Morning Pointe Assisted Living Center of Collegedale. There will be a question and answer period following the presentation. First time visitors are welcome. Memberships are $15 per person, $25 per family. Door prizes included. For further information, contact Rita Vital at 423-505-6605.

George Ricks, Tiffanie Robinson, Motrell Beasley, candidates for District 4 Hamilton County School Board seat, in a forum discussion, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, July 26, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

David H. Lillard, Jr., treasurer from the Tennessee Department of Treasury, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, July 27, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Bijan Dhanani, UN Foundation, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, July 28, noon at the Convention Center.

Bill Harmon of Dunlap, served 10 years in the Tennessee House, at The Marion County Democratic Party BBQ dinner, Thursday, July 28, 5:30-8 p.m. CST, at the Kimball Barn Pavillion, 3591 Industrial Blvd. Dinner will be catered by NickaJack BBQ. Tickets are $12.

Tim Brown, alumni Bonny Oaks School, Lincoln Financial Distributor, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, July 29, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Catlin Moffit, assistant professor, Civil and Engineering Technology at Chattanooga State Community College, on Solar Tiny House at green|spaces, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, Aug. 1, noon-1 p.m. at the Chattanoogan Hotel located at 1201 Broad St in the Game Room seating area. Parking is valet only and the valet slip can be validated by the Broad Street Grille for free parking. Tips are not included for valet parking. The vehicle entrance for the hotel is from 13th Street. The valet drop off is at the covered hotel entrance. Street metered parking is also available around the hotel. Lunch buffet is $16.

Mitch Patel, CEO, Vision Hospitality Group, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 4, noon at the Convention Center.

Bob Doak, president and CEO of the Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 9, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Bob Doak, president and CEO, Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 9, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Mike Krause, executive director, Drive to 55, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 11, noon at the Convention Center.

Kim White, Reiver City Company, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 16, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Judge Travis McDonough, U.S. District Court, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 18, noon at the Convention Center.

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: AVIU, ALDRIN  3881 RUFUS RD MASON,  Age at Arrest: 31 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION --- BIRO, ANDREW  5916 THURMAN LN HIXSON, 37343  Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County VIOLATION OF PROBATION (DISORDERLY CONDUCT) VIOLATION ... (click for more)

Cleveland Honored By Environmental Health Association

The city of Cleveland has been chosen to receive the 2016 Community Partnership Award presented by the Tennessee Environmental Health Association, Mayor Tom Rowland said Monday. The award is given to an individual or organization that has made significant impact either on the profession of environmental health or the environmental health of the community. This is the first ... (click for more)

Make America Good Again - And Response

“No people can be great, who have ceased to be virtuous.”   Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784) Last week I witnessed first hand the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. As I observed the happenings within the Quicken Arena, the one theme that continued to pop up again and again, was  Make America Great Again .  Of course, that being ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Keep Mike Carter’s Genius

Mike Carter, who has just been chosen as the “Best Overall” member of the Tennessee Legislature by a group known as the Tennessee Forum and “Legislator of the Year” by Citizens for Home Rule, is truly both. A lawyer and then a Sessions Court judge for 8 ½ years, he is overwhelmingly favored to win a third term during next Thursday’s election and rightly so. While it is laudable ... (click for more)

Dunbar Promoted To Head Wrestling Job At Ooltewah

J.D. Dunbar had been promoted to head wrestling coach at Ooltewah High School. Dunbar, an assistant with the Owls’ mat program since 2012, becomes a head coach for the first time at the high school level. He replaces Bryant Blackmon, who recently resigned. The 36-year-old Dunbar is also the school’s strength and conditioning coach and assistant head football coach on ... (click for more)

Another Big Week For Chattanooga Football Club

More than 10,000 fans gathered at Finley Stadium last Saturday to see a 5-3 penalty kick win over Miami United.   CFC keeper Gregga Hartley made a save and scored the winning penalty kick, helping his team to advance to the national semifinals on Saturday.  They will host Sonoma County Sol at 7:30 in the comfy confines of "Fort Finley"  Chattanooga is the top ... (click for more)